Click the links below to view the latest rental vacancy lists for the Northern Rivers region, including Tweed Heads, Lismore, Ballina, Grafton and Casino.
If you or somebody you know is homeless, or is at risk of homelessness, contact Link2Home 1800 152 152 for 24 hour emergency support.
If you are living from Tweed Heads to Grafton, you can contact Connecting Home on 1800 048 310 between 9am – 4:30pm
Monday – Friday or email [email protected]
- Tweed Heads
- Casino / Kyogle
Grafton Greater Region Rental Properties
Ballina – Greater Region, NSW
Lismore Greater Region Rental Properties
Tweed Shire Rental Properties
Casino North Casino Rental Properties
There will be a Fairtrade fair in Bangalow on Saturday, December 4 , from 8am to 1pm, selling ethical and sustainable goods from low-income countries. Goods for sale include tea and coffee, chocolate, homewares, gifts, bags, T-shirts, socks, Christmas decorations, and more. Covid safe precautions in place.
Fairtrade is designed to help producers in low-income countries achieve sustainable and equitable trade relationships. Members of the Fairtrade movement add the payment of higher prices to exporters, as well as improved social and environmental standards.
The fair will be held in the Uniting Church car park, Station St, Bangalow. Call Corinne on 6629 1692 for more information. Fairtrade barista coffee, tea and morning tea will also be available.
Better Chances Forum (BCF) is hosting an online strengthening day workshop just for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers.
The workshop will build on the success of past Strengthening Days and online workshops and offer an opportunity for:
- self-care and healing
- networking and connection between workers and collaboration across services
- yarning about how we connect families with services and support and how we can support children and families with healing
- continue our discussion about how we would like mainstream services to work alongside us and support us – and continuing this conversation through the Better Chances Forum
Facilitated on Zoom by Antonia and Carlie from We Al-li
1 pm to 3 pm Friday 17 December 2021
Register here and we will send you a calendar appointment with the Zoom link.
BCF is convened by Social Futures. We acknowledge funding from NSW Department of Communities and Justice Targeted Earlier Intervention Program supporting this activity.
Ian O’Reilly on 0438 005 798 or email [email protected]
The YWCA Northern NSW is looking for a Playgroup Assistant for the supported playgroup program Kids4Life. The role is 15hrs per week over three days.
For more information go to: https://www.seek.com.au/job/54825514 .
The YWCA Northern Rivers is also looking to fill the position of HIPPY Coordinator role. It is four days per week and a one-year fixed-term contract. See HIPPY Coordinator Job in Lismore & Far North Coast – SEEK
Register for upcoming sexual health training.
Sticky Stuff is training targeted at individuals in youth-facing roles and will provide participants with the skills and confidence to speak with the young people in your service about all areas of sexual health.
We have a session coming up on Thursday, November 25 from 10 am – 12:30 pm. Interested? Follow this link to register and our team will be in contact shortly with further details. Alternatively, you can share the below poster with your workers and they can click the hyperlinked button.
If this date doesn’t suit, please contact the Health team and they will assist in finding you a perfect time to participate.
Sticky Stuff Poster
Social Futures is seeking expressions of interest for our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Panel. We recognise more needs to be done to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to heal from past injustice and inequality. As a service provider in your community, we recognise that we have a part to play and we want to do it well, alongside community as a two way learning journey.
We are looking for 10-12 members including interested Elders, Community members and External Stakeholders (Service Providers and Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations) across regional NSW and South East Qld.
For more information please see the Advisory Panel webpage and the Social Futures RAP webpage.
There is a Lived Experience Art Exhibition for Mental Health Month at the Lismore Regional Gallery 10am-3pm, morning tea provided. It is taking place on Wednesday November 24.
The theme is ‘tune-in’, the colour is green, the symbol is the bell and there will be poets and musicians performing. T
‘Tune In’ to each other, ‘Tune In’ to our own life stories and their chapters; maybe frame our experiences alongside others; ‘Tune In’ and share some common experiences: e.g. Of having a minority ethnicity in regional Australia ‘Tune In’ – identify and celebrate recovery, resilience and the joys that come from being a survivor. ‘Tune In’ and make new friends. ‘Tune In‘ in a place where we will not be judged for our sexuality or gender
Ngybu Gali First Nations Aboriginal Corporation is proud to host their first Elders Christmas Lunch on Monday, December 20 at 11am at the Community and Cultural Centre, 35 Walker Street, Casino.
All Elders from surrounding communities are encouraged to attend and have some laughs as we get together to celebrate.
If you are able to help or donate time or food of gifts or anything, please inbox Portia Walker on Facebook or contact the Ngybu Gali First Nations Aboriginal Corporation Facebook Page.
We are also interested in services attending and providing first-hand support, if you are able to attend and provided face-to-face support, please let us know!
Portia Walker 0401 604 303
Home vaccinations are now available for eligible people unable to get to a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in the Northern NSW region.
NSW Health-accredited nurse immunisers will be able to administer the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccination to eligible individuals, and their carers, if they have a disability, injury, health issue or condition that makes it hard to move around or leave home.
Registrations for the home vaccination program close on Monday, November 29 .
To register, please call or email Northern NSW Local Health District on: (02) 6620 7766 and leave your details
Email: [email protected]
The days of waiting 72 hours for your COVID-19 test result may finally be over with new home self-testing kits – but how do they work and how effective are they?
For more information, read this article from National Seniors – https://nationalseniors.com.au/news/latest-in-health/covid-19-self-testing-what-you-need-to-know